A First Course in Differential Equations with Modeling Applications 10th Edition

Dennis G. Zill

  • © 2013
  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2009
  • 464 Pages


A FIRST COURSE IN DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS WITH MODELING APPLICATIONS, 10th Edition strikes a balance between the analytical, qualitative, and quantitative approaches to the study of differential equations. This proven and accessible text speaks to beginning engineering and math students through a wealth of pedagogical aids, including an abundance of examples, explanations, "Remarks" boxes, definitions, and group projects. Written in a straightforward, readable, and helpful style, this book provides a thorough treatment of boundary-value problems and partial differential equations.

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  • Exercises in this edition have been updated to better test and challenge students. Revisions are based on reviewer and user input, as well as the author's understanding of the course goals.
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  • Chapter 6 now starts with a new section on the review of power series.
  • This edition contains an optional section on Green's functions in Chapter 4 and for those who have extra time in their course to consider this elegant application of variation of parameters in the solution of initial-value and boundary-value problems.
  • New projects have been added to the text to show how the concepts of Differential Equations will apply to students' intended careers.

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